When it comes to nightlife in Ho Chi Minh City, there’s no better place to party in style than a sleek rooftop bar. Offering panoramic views of the vibrant city and beyond, Saigon’s rooftop bars are rated as some of the best in the world. Read on to discover our 5 best rooftop bars in Saigon.
1. Saigon Rooftop Bar
Opened in 1959, Saigon Rooftop Bar had been a symbolic landmark in Ho Chi Minh City that played a prominent role as a haven for wartime journalists in the 1960s. The heritage wall along the staircase leading to the entrance highlights pivotal moments in Caravelle history. Located on the ninth floor of Saigon Caravelle, the Saigon Rooftop Bar is decorated with wooden furniture, covered by the greenery space, and lies in front of Lam Son Square.
Saigon Bar is not only known as one of the luxurious outdoor bars but also is one of the most prestigious places for artists and businessmen to visit and enjoy delicious wine and forget take the worries of everyday life and enjoy the whole city view at the highest of Caravelle. Every evening from 4pm to 7pm, Saigon hosts Happy Hour with a 50% discount on premium drinks; and each night guests, expats, and locals gather for live music and dancing from 9pm until late.
- Opening Time: 11:00 P.m – 03:00 A.m -Everyday
- Address: Caravelle Hotel 19 Square Lam Sơn, District 1, HCM city
- Tel: +84 83 823 4999
2. Chill Sky Bar
Chill skybar is a modern stylish and vibrant bar that offers both an entertainment nightlife and a high-class rooftop restaurant. Chill SkyBar, situated up on the 26th floor of the AB Tower, is notably the first and the original “skybar” concept in Vietnam.
At Chill Skybar, Customer could experience expertly crafted cocktails to the tune of Saigon’s best DJ Talent, with live mixsets and performers at most weekends. Chill SkyBar offers quite a different setting depending on when you visit the rooftop. Come early for great lounge vibes, fantastic sunset and happy hour (daily between 5.30pm-8pm). Later at night, the atmosphere turns from lounge to great rooftop party, with live DJs and a full house dancing the night away under the Saigon night sky. Chill Skybar is proud to be a member of the esteemed World’s Finest Clubs organization and is the only establishment in all of Vietnam to have received such an award
- Opening Time: 17:30 P.m – 03:00A.m- Everyday
- Address: AB Tower, 76 Le Lai St,
- Tel: +84 83 827 2372
3. Rex rooftop garden
Rooftop Garden Bar is home to two views of Nguyen Hue Street and Saigon River. Here, diners will easily feel the lively life from the walking street, but still keep the privacy, separation, comfort when enjoying the space in the Rooftop Garden Bar at the terrace of Rex Hotel.
Capture the bustling and bustling panorama of the city center. Selected as the best Bar title in Southeast Asia by Newsweek Magazine in 1996, Rooftop Garden is on the list of one of 1,000 places to go in life by Patricia Schultz & ndash Author of writing about Human Tourism America – name. With a dedicated, caring 24/24 staff, you will have relaxing moments to enjoy your favorite dishes and drinks.
- Opening time: 24/7
- Address: Rex Hotel 141 Nguyen Hue street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh city
- Tel: +84 83 829 2185
4. Glow Skybar
Located on the top of the President Place building, and overlooking the leafy trees of Reunification Palace, Glow sky Bar is one of the cities most iconic rooftop bars. Boasting stunning panoramic views of the urban skyline, it is an ideal destination to soak up the city atmosphere in a luxurious selection of drinks served by the experienced bartender team.
The well-stocked bar offers a full selection of premium spirits, wines and beers as well as a list of cocktails specially crafted especially for Glow by Head Mixologist ‘The Vinh’. To accompany the drinks Glow offers a great ‘Tapas style’ sharing menu, featuring a range of favorites from Eastern to Western cuisine from light bites to more substantial plates.
- Opening Time: 17:30 P.m-01:30 A.m Everyday
- Address: Glow Sky Bar President Place – 93 Nguyen Du, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
- Tel: +84 93 887 4569
5. The view rooftop bar
The View Rooftop Bar, located on the 9th floor of the Duc Vuong Hotel, The View is the highest rooftop bar on Bui Vien street, the backpacker enclave which turns pedestrian-only on weekend evenings. This part of town has no high buildings, so views are over residential homes and mini-hotels, with the skyscrapers of downtown in the distance. There is no better way to experience Ho Chi Minh City than from a lofty rooftop with buildings and streaming cars. However, some bars in Vietnam now charges with sky-high prices. As a result, The View rooftop bar is such a wonderful place to go for a low-cost drink. Beers for $1 plus and cocktails for $3 are unheard of at any other rooftop bars. If the customer wants to capture a breathtaking background but does not want to break the bank, the View Rooftop Bar at the Duc Vuong Hotel should be your first choice.
In addition, the View also houses a restaurant which serves up excellent Vietnamese food, including a stellar tiger prawn salad in a sesame rice cracker bowl. With the option to order a full meal served out on the outdoor rooftop lit by pretty lanterns, The View is popular with families and groups.
- Opening Time: 17:30 P.m – 02:00 A.m- Everyday
- Address: Duc Vuong Hotel 195 Bui Vien street, District 1, Hochiminh city
- Tel: +84 83 827 2372